Lenovo ThinkCentre A63 - affordable and powerful desktop PC

Thursday, February 18, 2010

The company introduced a new Lenovo desktop ThinkCentre A63. This solution for small and medium-sized businesses, combining the tools to improve performance with reliability line ThinkCentre. A63 comes with the Windows 7 and is certified by the program Lenovo Enhanced Experience, which provide fast startup and shutdown system (5 seconds).

The new model is based on the processors AMD 760G with low power consumption. In the basic configuration of installed hard drive up to 500 GB of fast memory and DDR3 (up to 1333 MHz). Optional web-camera high-resolution and preinstalled Skype-client enable small companies to save on communication with customers and partners. 8 USB ports let you connect to the ThinkCentre A63 additional devices and external storage of data, not thinking too much about the number of free slots. As promised manufacturer, integrated graphics card with DirectX 10 support allows you to work with three-dimensional graphics in industries such as engineering, design and film production.

Lenovo has provided not only warranty desktop ThinkCentre A63, but also created a special solution ThinkVantage Toolbox for Windows 7, the value of which is included in the price of a PC. ThinkVantage Toolbox - a combination of tools for system analysis, configuration of security systems and technical support. For example, the utility notifies the user Toolbox ThinkCentre A63 at the time of the problem and propose a solution before the PC components will fail or will lose data. ThinkCentre A63 is also equipped with additional technologies ThinkVantage, such as system recovery Rescue and Recovery Manager, Energy and Power Manager for remote monitoring of electricity consumption, even if controlled by a personal computer is turned off. System Units ThinkCentre A63 will be available from authorized dealers in March 2010.

Communicator-navigator Garmin-Asus M10 comes in the spring

Garmin-Asus, an alliance of companies Garmin and ASUSTeK Computer, said details of the device Garmin-Asus M10 with a touch interface, running the operating system Windows Mobile. As the producer, M10 allows you to constantly be in touch with their business and personal contacts, use email and calendaring, exchange text messages, as well as all the benefits of pre-navigation system Garmin.

Garmin-ASUS M10 is running a new, improved, version of the operating system, Windows Mobile 6.5.3. The model differs from the thin shell 3.5-inch WVGA-display and touch interface, adapted to control the fingers. Of the interesting features can be mentioned "poster, which shows the most important information for quick viewing, and the Task Manager, which allows quickly and easily switch between running programs. For fast application of the smart phone is equipped with 512 MB of system and 512 MB of permanent memory, and for storing multimedia files and data is 4 gigabytes of flash memory.

M10 is equipped with a battery of 1500 mAh, which ensures long battery life. To quickly send and receive information designed wireless interfaces HSDPA and Wi-Fi (802.11 b / g). Navigation functions are tied to the calendar, address book, e-mail, Web browser, SMS. Such integration makes full use of navigation functions simple and convenient. M10 smartphone offers features similar to navigation systems Garmin upper class. For example, help in choosing the lane and review the intersections, mode of driving on the highway, where the driver is notified about the next three congresses, and can pre-plan your route. M10 is ready to work as a car navigator, in his set includes stand for mounting on the dashboard of the car. Provides a range of information services: weather forecast, information on traffic, flight schedules, prices for fuel. In addition, M10 is equipped with a 5 megapixel camera, which can automatically insert into taking photos geographical marks which is easy to know exactly where the picture was taken. It is expected that the smartphone Garmin-ASUS nüvifone M10 goes on sale this spring.

Microsoft promises to reveal details about the Internet Explorer 9 in March

Corporation Microsoft, apparently, is going to disclose details of the ninth version of its Internet Explorer browser at MIX 10 conference, which will be held March 15-17, 2010 in Las Vegas. In any case, the message is called "Internet Explorer 9 at MIX10" appeared in the news section of the site of the conference.

In the published paper, Microsoft says it will announce further details about its new browser, Internet Explorer 9, the first demonstration which took place at the Professional Developers Conference 2009 in Los Angeles this past November. But then was shown only one of the first pre-release versions IE9, and since then the browser probably been adjusted.

According to available data, the Internet Explorer 9 should be better supports modern web standards, as well as improved performance, especially with regard to work with in JavaScript. In addition, Internet Explorer 9 will support hardware acceleration features and improved control system bookmarks.

Kaspersky Lab has patented hardware antivirus

Kaspersky Lab reported about the successful patenting in the U.S. hardware anti-virus system to effectively deal with rootkits. As part of the new technology are encouraged to use hardware anti-virus - a device neutralizing the most common type of threats - malicious programs which reside on a hard drive or infect existing files on it.

The patented anti-virus checks the data to be stored on the harddisk, identifies malware and blocks their entry. The inventor - chief technology experts from Kaspersky Lab Oleg Zaitsev. A patent for new technology is registered U.S. Patent Office on Feb. 2, 2010 under the number 7 657 941.

The patented device is placed between the storage device (hard drive or SSD) and computational units (CPU and memory) is connected to the system bus, or integrating into the hard disk controller. When using hardware anti-virus blocks or allows writing data to disk, producing reports of threats and their actions to the user (the dialogue with the user is possible if the PC hardware tools for managing anti-virus). The device can operate separately or in conjunction with antivirus software.

Due to the hardware rather than software implementation, invented the technology regardless of the configuration of the operating system and is effective for combating malicious programs that increase their privileges in the system, for example, such a dangerous threat as rootkits. Rootkits intercept operating system functions, which enables them to actively oppose their detection and removal by antivirus software, working in the same environment. Thus, rootkits are able to block the launch of anti-virus application, monitor its actions and restore deleted them malicious processes, change settings remove the registry, etc. In the case of hardware solutions are not working in an environment contaminated with the OS, all these methods are unsuccessful, and the rootkit will be quickly neutralized.

In the patented device uses its own updated anti-virus databases that are protected when upgrading from malicious code and erroneous entries. Proposed anti-virus has its own processor and memory, that is not consuming resources of the computer that is connected. If necessary, it can connect a separate power supply.

NEC develops high-speed interface with bandwidth up to 16 Gbit / s

It would seem that the standard USB 3.0 is just beginning to be implemented successfully in computer hardware and consumer electronics, Japanese scientists have already opened up new horizons for speed. NEC has developed a new interface for high-speed serial interaction, the capacity of which reaches the turn in 16 Gbps.

Thus, the new technology, created by NEC, about three times faster than the speed of data transmission existing interface SuperSpeed USB, and bus PCI-Express 2.0. Recall theoretically attainable speed of information exchange in the interface of USB 3.0 is "only" 4.8 Gbps. This extra-high capacity, according to Japanese researchers, will use the technology they created in a variety of devices, for example, in high definition TV, or for the transfer of three-dimensional video.

Its high-speed next-generation, developed by experts NEC, uses the same binary information transmission scheme that USB and PCI-Express. However, it applied the technology pre-emptive correction of the vibrational signals, while minimizing interference between bits of data and, ultimately, significantly improve the channel capacity.

Japanese company promises to continue to develop its new interface. At the same time at the hands of the NEC already has a USB chip, which allows user to transfer data at speeds of 16 Gbit / sec. So it is possible that a year or two SuperSpeed USB interface can befall the fate of its predecessor USB 2.0.

Sony stops selling their OLED TVs in Japan due to low demand

One of the world's leading electronics manufacturers Sony Corporation decided to cease production of its OLED TVs for the Japanese market. The main reason for this surprising decision was the low demand for such devices and the increased competition in the segment more traditional LCD TVs.

Recall that in late 2007, it was in Japan, Sony has released the first TV with a screen based on organic light-emitting diodes - a model XEL-1. However, the electronics giant now more skeptical about the introduction of OLED technology in the production of televisions. At least, it concerns domestic market of the company.

The reason is simple - the high cost of OLED TV XEL-1, and, consequently, low demand for this product. Indeed, spread over 2000 dollars for a TV with a diagonal of 11 inches, and even in conditions of economic instability - to say the least wasteful. And none of the advantages of OLED screens do not seem able to inspire the Japanese consumers.

However, selling the XEL-1 in the U.S. and European markets will continue. In addition, Sony is not going to stop investing in development of OLED displays, although a priority for the Japanese corporation was listed today on the issue of energy-efficient LCD TVs with LED backlight, as well as the production of 3D TV.

Four new ThinkPad notebook provides the performance and long-term autonomous operation

The company Lenovo introduced four new mobile PC series ThinkPad: Notebooks T410s, T410 and T510, as well as mobile workstation ThinkPad W510. Compact ThinkPad T410S position as a solution for mobile users, but powerful ThinkPad T410 and T510 are designed to solve typical business problems. Mobile workstation ThinkPad W510 meets the requirements of professionals in the oil and gas industry, the field of computer design, suitable for photographers and designers.

The new notebook models come with a wide range of new chips Intel Core. Combining Intel Core vPro, of software and hardware solutions Lenovo ThinkVantage allows you to remotely service the fleet of laptops, to change the power settings, configure network connections. In addition, the technology is Intel Turbo Boost in the workstation ThinkPad W510, and T-series laptops will automatically distributes the load on the processor, delivering high performance at the precise moment when it is needed.

ThinkPad W510 - a mobile workstation with high performance. ThinkPad W510 supports the installation of up to 16 GB of RAM and can be equipped with quad-core processors Intel Core i7. This notebook is equipped with 4 slots for memory standard, DDR3 1333 MHz up to 16GB, and can be equipped with NVIDIA graphics card with 1GB of internal memory. He also became the first ThinkPad with the support of standard USB 3.0.

ThinkPad T410s now supports Switchable Graphics from Nvidia, and gives the user a choice between high performance graphics-intensive applications and long battery life. For the first time in notebooks W-series, the ThinkPad W510 can be equipped with touch-screen technology to support MultiTouch. Optional color calibrator, first used in the workstation ThinkPad W700, provides accurate color on screen, high resolution and extended color gamut.

With the new 9-cell flat battery notebooks ThinkPad T410, T510 and W510 can work all day without charging. Laptop ThinkPad T410s battery capacity ensures extended battery life up to 22 hours. Models can also be equipped with built-in Qualcomm Gobi 2000, which allows you to connect to the Internet via cellular network standard 3G.

Notebooks ThinkPad T410s, T410, T510 and W510 will be available in Russia in February 2010.

Men USB-storage Prestigio

Prestigio Technologies has announced the release to the market three series of original USB-drives - Prestigio Leather Data Flash, Prestigio Lighter and Prestigio Pen. Series drives Prestigio Leather Data Flash are made in the form factor flash drive with a massive steel ring, and the USB connector safely sheltered "loop" of genuine leather. The classical model respects all the canons of style, combining black with shine chrome. In the limited series of Geo Edition is used for finishing a relief of various skin tones, on the surface which caused the contour ornament, inspired by the maps of the century. Buyers can choose not only the color and size (from 4 to 16 GB), but option packages "stick" - a stylish clear plastic case or a classic jewelry case.

Prestigio Lighter differs from competitors all-metal housing made of polished metal with relief elements. For storage there are two color solutions - yellow gold or cool silver, options volume - 4 or 8 GB.

Prestigio Pen - the first premium products in the form factor drives, handles. The upper part of the body of polished metal is combined with the bottom, carved by hand out of carbon fiber. To worry about ink-ended future owner should not, in the Prestigio Pen uses interchangeable rods type «Metal D1», used in most compact pens. Delivery of the drive includes a gift box, decorated with black silk.

Drives Prestigio Data Flash, Leather Pen and will appear in Russia market in February 2010. Price Prestigio Data Flash 4 GB - 1 290 p., Prestigio Data Flash 8 GB - 1 690 p., Prestigio Data Flash 16 GB - 2 490 p., Prestigio Lighter 4 GB - 1 090 p., Prestigio Lighter 8 GB -- 1 590 p., Prestigio Pen 4 GB - 1 390 p., Prestigio Pen 8 GB - 1 990 pp.

Sturdy phone Sonim XP2 Spirit stand for half an hour under water, and falling from 2 meters

Company Sonim has expanded its series of strong "neubivaemyh" mobile phone new model - XP2 Spirit. Recall last month, was announced unsinkable and nonseparating Sonim XP3.2 Quest Pro, which, incidentally, managed to break the hapless journalist. New Sonim XP2 Spirit can not boast of high-end features, but it can drop from two feet on the cement floor, sink in water (up to 1 meter depth for a maximum of 30 minutes), use at temperatures from -20 ° C to +55 ° C, no mention the vibration, high humidity, dust and other unfavorable conditions. Even the phone display is protected from damage resistant glass. Sonim XP2 Spirit meets the specifications of IP 67 and MIL-810G. The manufacturer is not declared the value of the device and reported on its release next month. But one of the news sources mentioned start selling now and cost 399 euros.

Sonim XP2 Spirit Features:

  • Platform: Qualcomm BREW
  • Display: 2-inch, QVGA, 262K colors
  • Cellular: GSM / GPRS / EDGE 900/1800/1900 MHz, UMTS / HSDPA
  • Camera: 3-megapixel with LED flash
  • Internal Memory: 40 MB
  • Slot for microSD memory cards
  • FM-radio
  • Mediaplayer
  • Audio formats: MP3, AMR, Midi, WAV, WMA, AAC, eAAC +
  • Video formats: MPEG4, H.264, 3GP
  • Interface: USB 2.0, Bluetooth 1.2
  • 2.5-mm jack for headphones
  • Battery: 1300 mAh
  • Hours Talk time: up to 8 hours
  • Hours of standby time: up to 428 hours
  • Dimensions: 130,7 x59, 7x21, 7 mm
  • Weight: 180 grams

SK Telecom first in the world begins to commercialize Smart SIM cards

South Korean mobile operator at held in Barcelona, Mobile World Congress announced its plans for commercial launch in May of this year's high-Smart SIM card, thus becoming the first company in the world, commercially launched this type of card.

Presented Smart SIM cards are designed for installation in mobile terminals with support for third-generation networks and USIM cards, and are equipped with high-performance processors at the core ARM9, as well as built-in memory capacity of 1 GB.

These maps have enhanced phonebook with the ability to store up to 500 contacts, as well as a variety of multimedia content, including MP3 files, games, pictures, and preinstalled applications including and designed for the operating system Android. This will allow subscribers by changing your phone (but no SIM card) to keep the entire purchased and downloaded content, and immediately use it on the new machine.

Ericsson held a demonstration of LTE networks at speeds of 1 Gbps

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona company Ericsson has set a world record, demonstrating the network of LTE, provides data transfer speed in the direction of the subscriber to 1 Gbps.

To date, Ericsson have entered into contracts for the deployment of commercial LTE-networks with the five largest global operators: AT & T (USA), Verizon (USA), TeliaSonera (Norway and Sweden), MetroPCS (USA) and DoCoMo (Japan).

For this first demonstration of the technology used data on multiple carriers, the antenna configuration of MIMO, as well as commercial LTE-equipment Ericsson. This combination made it possible to achieve data rates of 1 Gbps. In the demonstration, four carriers to 20 MHz, only 80 MHz, as well as the configuration of 4x4 MIMO; data is transmitted over the air in four independent bitstreams.

Convenient functions, clear sound: Siemens Gigaset S790 and Gigaset S795

Company Seimens Gigaset submitted to Russia's market two new models of DECT-phone: Gigaset S790 and Gigaset S795 (version with voice mail). Apparatus has an elegant and convenient form of a metal keyboard, 1.8-inch color TFT-display with a clearly structured menu with icons, providing quick access to all functions. Excellent quality acoustics provides convenience when using the phone in speakerphone mode. With the help of the regulator, located on the body of the phone, the volume can be changed directly during the conversation. Business users will be pleased with such practical features as a large address book for 500 contacts, and a mini-USB connector for easy and rapid synchronization with your PC.

The names of the subscribers listed in the address book are shown on the display in large type. Photo of the contact person can be saved in the phone, and then displayed on the screen during a call with the function Picture CLIP. Those who are used to make calls without holding the receiver in hand, can connect the headset via a standard 2.5-millimeter jack. All information stored in your notebook, easily synchronized with the computer program Microsoft Outlook, pictures and melodies into the phone using a mini-USB cable and a free program Gigaset QuickSync. Pictures stored in the phone can be used as a screen saver on the screen as an image or a slideshow. Built-in calendar function of the organizer and remind users of important dates and meetings. Gigaset S795 has a built-in answering machine with up to 45 minutes to record voice messages and important calls during a call.

Night mode ensures peace and quiet at night. Phone call automatically disconnects the call at a specified time. You can lock the call will save you from anxiety anonymous calls, calls from unknown numbers are not accompanied by a sound signal, but simply displayed on the display of the handset. Environmentally friendly phone - one more advanced quality Gigaset S790/S795. During the call, ECO DECT technology reduces the transfer of energy by 80 percent. ECO Mode Plus Mode reduces radiation devices in the waiting period to zero.

Qualcomm promises Symbian smartphone from Nokia with an Snapdragon

Patent feud between Nokia and Qualcomm not only ended, but grew into a partnership. As stated in this interview in Helsinki, Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs (Paul Jacobs), the end of 2010 will be the model from the Finnish manufacturer, which will be based on Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and is running Symbian. The dispute between the company completed the defeat of Nokia, which was required from July 2008 to deduct Qualcomm unnamed, but quite a substantial amount in 15 years.

In addition, the Symbian operating system has become open, which makes the possibility of using its code for interfacing with devices based on processors Qualcomm, without additional conditions. Because the proposed Qualcomm platform includes not only the processor for a smartphone, but also modules WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, and most importantly, and GSM / GPRS / UMTS to HSPA, which would enable OEM manufacturers to easily produce devices with such sotsetaniem. To get ahead of potential competitors, and Nokia plans to release its own smartphone.

We can not say that the statement of the executive director of Qualcomm was a complete surprise - just yesterday released a joint press release the companies, stating that Nokia is working with Qualcomm to improve the UMTS-smartphone with the Symbian operating system and platform-based Mobile Station Modem MSM7xxx-series and MSM8xxx. Term was defined as output devices in mid-2010. The first data products will be able to test residents of the United States.

Acer demonstrates first netbook with Nvidia Ion 2

A stand of Acer at the Mobile World Congress attracts first smartphone running Android. However, presented in the same netbook Aspire One 532G is not much, if not more interest. Although the company does not make too much noise around this, but this model is the world's first device with graphics adapter Nvidia Ion 2. This platform allows netbook play high-definition video to 1080p through the HDMI connector, and for energy saving technology is applied Optimus, Ion 2 switches off the video card when it is not necessary.

The main characteristics of the same netbook does not make any particular impression: Intel Atom N450 processor with a clock speed of 1.66 GHz, the integrated GMA 3150 graphics card, 2 GB of RAM and hard drive to 320 GB. But beyond that the model has already been mentioned Nvidia Ion 2, the possibility of which exceed the ability of the screen netbook. The latter is able to work with resolutions up to 720p and has a diagonal of 10.1 inches. According to the company, while working up to 10 hours, but with very limited use Nvidia Ion 2. As an option can be installed module 3g connection.

Cost netbook has not been named, although the sale of it may appear at the end of the first quarter.

Sony DSC-TX5: the first waterproof camera in the line of Cyber-shot

Sony has officially unveiled its first model is waterproof, dustproof, shockproof, and freeze proof digital compact camera Cyber-shot TX5, which is the thinnest and smallest in the world today.

In a compact and stylish package TX5, a thickness of 17,7 mm and can withstand a fall from a height of 1.5 meters and operate at an ambient temperature of -10 º C, includes a big 3-inch touch screen display, through which the management of innovation, as well as 10 , 2-megapixel CMOS (CMOS) sensor Exmor R and 25 mm wide-angle Carl Zeiss lens with a 4-fold optical zoom.

Due to the presence of high-TX5 image processing BIONZ, the camera allows high-speed photography in full resolution at 10 frames per second, in the regimes of Twilight (Twilight) and Anti Motion Blur (shake reduction) allows high-speed series of six frames with noise reduction images up to 50%.

Function Intelligent Sweep Panorama further enhances the camera Cyber-shot, where to use it enough to press the shutter button once and seamlessly to the camera from one point to another along the horizontal (or downward vertical). The camera automatically performs high-speed shooting of a series of frames and "glues" the image into one big panoramic photo. This function, with the words producer, is ideal for shooting landscapes or family portraits, even when people are moving in the frame.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5 expected to be available at the end of next month.

Brief specifications of Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX5:

  • Sensor: 1/2.4 ", Exmor R CMOS (CMOS)-resolution 10.2 MP
  • Processor image processing: BIONZ
  • Lens: Carl Zeiss with a 4-fold optical zoom
  • Sensitivity ISO: Avto/125/200/400/800/1600/3200
  • Display: 3-inch
  • Support video recording and HD resolution of 720p (1280x720 progressive 30 fps MPEG-4)
  • Memory: 45 MB built-in, support for Memory Stick PRO Duo, Memory Stick PRO-HG, SD or SDHC memory cards
  • Size: 94x56, 9x17, 7mm
  • Weight: 128 gr.

Three new digital cameras Samsung SMX-C24, SMX-C20, HMX-M20

Samsung Electronics Company presented to Russia's market of new digital camcorders SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20. They are equipped with Active Angle lens with an angle of inclination of 25 degrees, this design allows the camera to keep his hand in the most natural position. Models SMX-C20 and SMX-C24 record video with a resolution of 720 x 480, in addition, both cameras still allow for photography with a resolution of 2MP.

For those who want a higher resolution model of HMX-M20 allows you to shoot video with a resolution of Full HD (1080/60p). This camera uses CMOS-sensor on the back lights, which record more light than usual, which ensures the quality of recording in low light conditions. In addition to the 8-times optical zoom model HMX-M20 has a 12-fold and allows digital pictures with a resolution of 12 megapixels. In each of the three new line of camcorders from Samsung uses a compression algorithm H.264, which provides a longer record than the MPEG-2.

Technology of image stabilization Samsung Hyper Image Stabilization offers the ability to record clear video without jitter. Camcorder SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20 comes with a program for playback, editing and sharing videos Samsung intelli-studio. This firmware makes it possible to connect the Camcorder to the computer via USB-cable, and play, and edit video without having to install special software on your PC. In addition, model SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20 supports basic editing functions, including the ability to combine and share video. These operations can be performed directly in the camcorder, tracking process using the rotary 2.7-inch LCD display.

Interval shooting makes it possible to configure the camera so that it records video with predetermined intervals 1, 3, 5, 10, 15 or 30 seconds. Continuous shooting is useful when recording a very long scenes (such as clouds on a sunny day) and their associations in the short video. Animated preview allows you to easily search for videos in the camera memory SMX-C20, SMX-C24 and HMX-M20. Each submitted a video thumbnail on the LCD-display. Furthermore, camcorders have a universal system of charging. When the device is connected to a computer, the battery is recharged via the supplied DC adapter or via USB-cable. In Russia market, the new camcorders will appear in March this year.

Specifications of Samsung SMX-C24, SMX-C20, HMX-M20:
  • Matrix: 1 / 6 inch CCD 0.8 Megapixel (SMX-C24, SMX-C20); 1 / 2, 3-inch, BSI CMOS 10 MP (HMX-M20)
  • Lens: 10-fold optical zoom (SMX-C24, SMX-C20); 8-fold optical zoom (HMX-M20)
  • Image Stabilizer: Hyper Image Stabilisation
  • Memory: 16 GB internal memory (SMX-C24)
  • Memory cards: SD / SDHC
  • Video Recording: 720x480/60i, H.264 (SMX-C24, SMX-C20); 1920x1280/60p, H.264 (HMX-M20)

Toshiba is the most capacious HDD drives in 2.5-inch form factor

Toshiba has never tired of producing new and new versions of their hard drives. At this time improvements have been HHD-drives made in the 2.5-inch form factor. According to the company, its engineers managed to achieve the highest density and greatest volume among enterprise-class drives, including 3.5-inch. Using technology developed by Fujitsu, Toshiba has given the developers of the opportunity to make a model MBF2600RC density of 595 Mbit per square millimeter (384Gbpsi) and the capacity of 600 GB. Also in this same model was extended and the internal data transfer rate of 13%: from 191.5 MB / sec to 216 MB / sec. As an option, the entire line of drives can be equipped with hardware encryption.

Speed is also the highest among 2.5-inch drives Zhesko and may exceed 10 000 rpm. Wheels are equipped with SAS-interface allowing support data rates up to 6 Gb / sec. Among other things it may be noted 16 MB buffer and reduced power consumption compared with the previous generation, and 3.5-inch drives. Models are available with a capacity of 300, 450 or 600 GB, and their dimensions are 69.85 × 100.45 × 15.00 mm, and weighs less than 220 grams.

iiView Vpad iPad compete with netbook capabilities

Released in January by Apple iPad device can be regarded as a device for reading electronic books, and can be as a tablet. In the latter case iiView Vpad is its direct competitor, which can be observed from the title of this gadget. That's only to compare them would be not entirely true, since the model of Apple can not boast functionality netbook, but Vpad does not have the concise design. Lack of refined forms are designed to compensate for Intel Atom N270 processor with a clock speed of 1.6 GHz and 10.2-inch touch screen with a resolution of 1024 x 600 pixels. In addition to the basic kit includes three USB-ports, mic and audio out, VGA-out, module Wi-Fi 802.11n, and Windows 7 Starter Edition.

Similarity with the iPad demonstrates the approach to production models on the market. Tablet iiView Vpad will be supplied in four versions. The most simple, cost $ 499, get 160 GB disk, 1 GB of RAM, a built-in 1.3-megapixel camera and a rechargeable battery provides up to 3 hours of battery life with the possibility of installing higher capacity battery, which will last for 8 hours. The next model, the cost is 599 dollars differs 320 GB hard drive and 2 GB of RAM. Third ($ 599) and fourth ($ 699) repeat the first and second respectively, but with the addition of 3G communications module, which may, depending on the market to support WCDMATD-SCDMACDMA2000 network.

Tablet iiView Vpad already available for order through the website of the manufacturer.

LG-SV770: "wafer" phone for the second-generation networks, SK Telecom

South Korean company LG Electronics announced a new mobile phone model to local operator SK Telecom - LG Waffle (ie, "wafer" and also known under the symbol LG-SV770), executed in the form factor slider, and which is designed to work networks of the second generation.

Novelty will be available in three colors - white, black, champagne gold color, and will have at its disposal a built-in siren, FM-radio, various applications and support the wireless technology Bluetooth.

Other specifications of LG-SV770:

  • Dimensions: 104h51, 9х13, 5 mm
  • Weight: 95 gr.
  • Display: 2.4-inch, TFT, QVGA resolution
  • Camera: 2 MP
  • Memory: 2 Gb NAND FLASH, 1 GB SDRAM, SUPPORT microSD memory cards
  • Built-in maps of underground
  • Bluetooth wireless technology
  • Standard Battery: 900 mAh

Android Smartphone Motorola BACKFLIP come from AT & T March 7

Motorola has announced the smartphone BACKFLIP. However, so far only from U.S. operator AT & T. The device will appear in his March 7, as the online store, and in the sales centers in all regions of the United States. Motorola BACKFLIP Cost is $ 99.99 with discounts given when ordering by mail ($ 100 after paying $ 199.99 will be credited to a special card AT & T). Thus, a prerequisite, as is easily guessed, is the conclusion of a two-year maintenance contract with the operator.

Recall a zest smartphone Motorola BACKFLIP is its form factor. This is the flip clamshell, that is, in the opened condition QWERTY-keyboard is not located inside and outside. Apprat running Android operating system interface MOTOBLUR. And among the characteristics of Motorola BACKFLIP - 3,1-inch touchscreen display, 5-megapixel camera with autofocus, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS-receiver and so on. It is not clear when this model goes on sale in other regions, and without reference to the operator.